Kirtans of Hindu bard popular in rural Bangladesh

August 30th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) A CD of Hindu devotional kirtans composed by 19th century composer-singer Radharaman Dutta, popular in Bangladesh, has been released here. They have been sung by Bishwajit Roy.The disc was unveiled by noted singer of Tagore songs Ajit Roy, The Daily Star reported Saturday.

Radharaman (1833-1915) is believed to have composed over 2,000 songs that are popular even today in the rural areas of northern Bangladesh, besides Assam and Tripura in India.

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